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Juvenile Historical Collection

The Juvenile Historical Collection is housed in the Information and Library Science Library at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The collection of historic children's books consists of materials mainly published between 1839 and 1920. The materials are available for library use only. The purpose of this special collection is to support further research in the history of children's literature as well as the curriculum for children's librarians at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina.

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Topics & Subjects
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Children's literature
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Children
35
Conduct of life
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Christian life
21
Animals
15
Recitations
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dodge, mary mapes, 1830-1905
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abbott, jacob, 1803-1879
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alger, horatio, 1832-1899
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henty, g. a. (george alfred), 1832-1902
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optic, oliver, 1822-1897
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alcott, louisa may, 1832-1888
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822; Saint Simon, Mrs., tr
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Aesop; Townsend, George Fyler, 1814-1900. trl; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906. ill; George Routledge and Sons. pbl; J. Ogden and Co. prt
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Date of publication based on binding indicating publication in the 1870's
Topics: Animals, Children, Conduct of life
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Bannerman, Helen, 1862-1946
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At head of title: The only authorized American edition
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Topics: Sambo (Fictitious character), Children
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
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favorite 24
comment 1
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Alger, Horatio, 1832-1899
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Wright, Blanche Fisher, ill
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eye 3,067
favorite 10
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Illustrated t.-p. and lining-papers
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Blake, William, 1757-1827; Ellis, Edwin John
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eye 3,003
favorite 7
comment 0
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914
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favorite 5
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Bradley-Birt, F. B. (Francis Bradley), b. 1874; Tagore, Abanindranath, 1871-1951
texts
eye 2,656
favorite 7
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Topic: Fairy tales
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Gordon, Elizabeth, 1866-1922
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favorite 29
comment 1
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Topics: Flowers, Gardens
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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1. Pastoral life in Asia -- 2. The Monguls -- 3. Yezonkai Khan -- 4. The First battle -- 5. Vang Khan -- 6. Temujin in Exile -- 7. Rupture with Vang Khan -- 8. Progress of the quarrel -- 9. The Death of Vang Khan -- 10. The Death of Yemuka -- 11. Establishment of the Empire -- 12. Dominions of Genghis Khan -- 13. The Adventures of Prince Kushluk -- 14. Idikut -- 15. The Story of Hujaku -- 16. Conquests in China -- 17. The Sultan Mohammed -- 18. The War with the Sultan -- 19. The Fall of Bokhara...
Topics: Genghis Khan, 1162-1227, Mongols
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919
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favorite 11
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Title-page illustrated in colors
Topic: Santa Claus
Topic: Letter writing
Juvenile Historical Collection
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Illustrated t.-p
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Larned, W. T. (William Trowbridge); Rae, John, 1882-1963
texts
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favorite 14
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Illustrated t.p. and lining papers in color
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Topic: Indians of North America
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Spyri, Johanna, 1827-1901; Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935
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favorite 10
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A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city
Topics: Mountain life, Grandfathers, Orphans
Juvenile Historical Collection
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T.p. within double rules
Topic: Robin Hood (Legendary character) in literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by White, Gleeson, 1851-1898
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eye 1,896
favorite 17
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The Studio winter number, 1897-1898
Topics: Children's literature, Illustrators, Illustrated books
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,866
favorite 4
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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eye 1,864
favorite 2
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834; Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847, joint author; Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926, ill
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favorite 9
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Title within ornamental border
Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Werner, Edgar S., d. 1919, comp
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eye 1,723
favorite 5
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Topic: Cats
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,718
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,705
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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eye 1,686
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
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Part 1: 341, [7] p., [4] leaves of plates; part 2: 359, [9] p., [4] leaves of plates
Topics: Families, Young women
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,610
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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eye 1,604
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
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comment 1
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Topic: Animals
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
texts
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Part 1: 341, [7] p., [4] leaves of plates; part 2: 359, [9] p., [4] leaves of plates
Topics: Families, Young women
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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comment 0
"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,541
favorite 2
comment 0
"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,536
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Grahame, Kenneth, 1859-1932; Barnhart, Nancy, ill
texts
eye 1,529
favorite 4
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Illustrated t.p. and lining-papers
Topic: Animals
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,527
favorite 2
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Quatrelles, 1826-1893; Hood, Tom, 1835-1874, tr; Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883
texts
eye 1,525
favorite 12
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Gilt on all edges
Topic: Charlemagne, Emperor, 742-814
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703; Austen, John, ill
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Little Red Riding-Hood.--The fairy.--Blue Beard.--The sleeping beauty.--Puss in boots.--Cinderella.--Riquet with the tuft.--Tom Thumb
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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favorite 3
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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favorite 0
comment 0
"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Heward, Constance; Pearse, Susan Beatrice
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favorite 5
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
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favorite 11
comment 1
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Topics: Animals, Children's stories, English
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; André, R. (Richard), 1834-1907, ill; P. G., ill
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Frontispiece plate is copyright 1899; no other dates found
Topics: Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Folklore
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923; Smith, Nora Archibald, 1859-1934; MacKinstry, E. (Elizabeth)
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eye 1,411
favorite 17
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A collection of Scandanavian, English, French, Spanish, Gaelic, German, Russian, and East Indian fairy tales
Topics: Fairy tales, Fairy tales
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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eye 1,396
favorite 3
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Topic: World history
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,356
favorite 1
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916; Hamilton, Gail, 1833-1896; Larcom, Lucy, 1824-1893
texts
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favorite 3
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"An illustrated magazine for boys and girls."
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Jackson, Leroy F. (Leroy Freeman), 1881-1958; Wright, Blanche Fisher, ill
texts
eye 1,339
favorite 11
comment 0
Illustrated lining-papers
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,328
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,326
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875; Dulcken, H. W. (Henry William), 1832-1894
texts
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favorite 5
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Cover title: Andersen's fairy tales, : "What the moon saw [Billedbog uden billeder]": p. 382-416
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905; Kelling, Lucile, 1894-1990, former owner
texts
eye 1,315
favorite 7
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Illustrated t.-p. and endpapers in color
Topic: Illustrators
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
eye 1,309
favorite 1
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Topics: Children's literature, American, Sunday school literature